The worst Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego for decades

16 de Octubre de 2017 - Publicado en PRENSA

How San Diego hepatitis A outbreak became the worst the U.S. has seen in decades?

Experts say San Diego took all the right steps in addressing what is now one of the largest hepatitis A outbreaks the country has seen in decades, but variables unique to the city’s situation contributed to the outbreak.

At least 481 people have been infected and 17 have died of the infection since November in San Diego. Another 88 cases have been identified in Santa Cruz and Los Angeles counties, where hepatitis A outbreaks have been declared.

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